Sapa is one of the best tourist destinations in Northern Vietnam. With cool weather and charming beauty, the image of Sapa is usually captured in poetry and photography.
Sapa is at the height of 1500 to 1650 meters above the mean sea level. It is located approximately 350 km of Hanoi, close to the border with China. When you get there, you will enjoy the fresh and foggy air of Sapa. It is said that there are four seasons in a day in Sapa: cool spring in the morning, sunny summer in the middle of the day, cloudy autumn in the afternoon and cold winter at night. In coldest days in winter, you may see snowflakes falling on the trees, which is quite rare in Vietnam.
The best time to visit the place
You can come to Sapa in any season of the year. However, the best time is from March to May or from Sept to Nov because of the mild weather, low rainfall, sunny and cold at night.
From March to May: cool weather, foggy morning, dry and cold at night. Especially if you come to Sapa in April – May. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful flowers gardens and terraced rice fields.
From Sept to Nov, this is the time when the terraced rice fields are ready to be reaped, you can enjoy the gorgeous golden pictures under sunshine.
In spring Sa Pa has a lot ofpeach flowersblooming. Before you go, you should check carefully since the weather is very different in every year. Peach will bloom sooner or later than the previous years. You may lose the opportunity to enjoy the beauty. Visitors should travel between Feb until April of the first week of May, since it is when the flowers blooming beautifully.
Being one of the most famous tourist destinations of the country. There are millions of domestic and foreign tourists come to Sapa every year to experience and explore the unique cultural space of ethnics living in the region. Therefore, the accommodation system is very developed. You can choose to stay at hotel or homestay, which all are very convenient.